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Monday, Nov 17, 2014 at 9:51 AM

Sylvester Musical to Open in San Francisco

Sylvester Musical to Open in San Francisco

Mighty Real, a musical based on the life of late San Francisco disco legend Sylvester, opens locally in 2015. Read »

Thursday, Nov 13, 2014 at 5:59 PM

Culture Club Cancels SF, Oakland Dates

Culture Club Cancels SF, Oakland Dates

Eighties pop sensation Culture Club had selected San Francisco and Oakland to open a reunion tour, but singer Boy George has fallen ill. Read »

Tuesday, Nov 11, 2014 at 3:09 PM

The Coup Reveals Song Secrets in New Book

The Coup Reveals Song Secrets in New Book

Boots Riley is just one of the many artists to share stories behind the music in the new book Check The Technique Volume 2. Read »

Friday, Nov 7, 2014 at 6:59 PM

Stevie Wonder Tribute Returns for 11th Year

Stevie Wonder Tribute Returns for 11th Year

The 11th annual tribute to Stevie Wonder takes place on December 13 at Mezzanine. Read »

Thursday, Nov 6, 2014 at 3:32 PM

Grateful Dead Truck Could Fetch $500,000

Grateful Dead Truck Could Fetch $500,000

A 1949 Studebaker truck used to transport sound equipment to early Grateful Dead shows is expected to fetch up to $500,000 at an auction that began Thursday in Alameda. Read »

Tuesday, Nov 4, 2014 at 5:08 PM

What Deerhoof, Madonna Have in Common

What Deerhoof, Madonna Have in Common

Deerhoof's new album celebrates 20 years as a band — and the Material Girl. Read »

Monday, Nov 3, 2014 at 3:06 PM

Grateful Dead Conference Heads to San Jose State

Grateful Dead Conference Heads to San Jose State

So Many Roads: The World in the Grateful Dead brings scholars and fans together on the SJSU campus from Nov. 5-8. Read »

Friday, Oct 31, 2014 at 4:51 PM

Help Down and Outlaws Record at Dave Grohl's Studio

Help Down and Outlaws Record at Dave Grohl's Studio

SF's own Down and Outlaws have a shot to record at Dave Grohl's famous Studio 606 with your help. Read »

Wednesday, Oct 29, 2014 at 10:21 AM

Daniel Radcliffe Covers Blackalicious

The Harry Potter actor raps to the Bay Area group's biggest tongue twister. Read »

Tuesday, Oct 28, 2014 at 5:23 PM

What to Wear to Heartbreak Halloween

What to Wear to Heartbreak Halloween

Due to popular demand, rapper Iamsu and company will keep their party going for another night. Read »

Tuesday, Oct 28, 2014 at 6:15 AM

Play These Songs to Help The Giants Win

Play These Songs to Help The Giants Win

From bluegrass to hip-hop, artists and fans pay tribute to our winning team. Read »

Monday, Oct 27, 2014 at 2:44 PM
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By Amanda Rivas

Scenes from The City's October Party

Kingsborough and The Dirty Picture headlined The City's fabulously free party at...View gallery »

Friday, Oct 24, 2014 at 2:10 PM

Martin Scorsese Helms Grateful Dead Doc

Martin Scorsese Helms Grateful Dead Doc

After helming such classics as Taxi Driver, Goodfellas and The Departed, Martin Scorsese is being a Deadhead. Read »

Thursday, Oct 23, 2014 at 4:52 PM

Kingsborough, The Dirty Picture Play for Free Tomorrow

Kingsborough, The Dirty Picture Play for Free Tomorrow

Kingsborough and The Dirty Picture play our next fabulously free party at Milk Bar on October 24. We know you'll be there! Read »

Wednesday, Oct 22, 2014 at 5:00 PM

Sam Johnson Pens Love Letter to San Francisco

Sam Johnson Pens Love Letter to San Francisco

A local singer-songwrite offers many familiar San Francisco sights in his new video: Cable cars, City Hall, Giants fans in fuzzy animal hats. Read »

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The San Francisco music scene is vibrant and eclectic; each district has its own vibe, its own rhythm, and its own social economy. The City: San Francisco Sounds is a blog that plugs the Bay Area audience in to local musicians and their music scenes.
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